Swansea University

Mathematics for Finance with a Year Abroad, BSc (Hons)

Swansea University
In Singleton Park

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Typology Bachelor's degree
Location Singleton park (Wales)
Start Different dates available
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Singleton park (Wales)
  • Start:
    Different dates available
Description

Description
Provides in depth knowledge in those areas of mathematics, especially stochastic processes and stochastic analysis, which are central for applications to finance.
Provides knowledge of a large sample of mathematical theories such as statistics, game theory, econometrics etc., being auxiliary tools in economics.
Develops a good understanding of economics with special emphasis on finance markets.
Develops skills needed to work in a highly interdisciplinary profession, including advanced programming techniques, and communication skills across the borders of different disciplines.
Students will get the opportunity to spend a year abroad at one of our partner institutions. This is a marvellous opportunity to experience a different culture and, depending on the destination, to develop valuable language skills. Find out more about studying abroad:

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Location

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Singleton Park (Swansea)
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University Of Wales Swansea, SA2 8PP

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· Requirements

Entry Requirements A levels: grades AAB-BBB to include Mathematics. Welsh Baccalaureate: Requirements are as for A levels where you can substitute the same non-subject specific grade for the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Level Core Grade. BTEC: DDD plus grade B in A Level Mathematics. Scottish Highers: ABBBC plus grade B in Mathematics. Access to HE (Science): Pass with Distinction (to include 24 Dist, 15 Merits and 6 Passes) including 18 in Maths. International Baccalaureate: 34-32 to include 6 in Higher Level Mathematics. . IELTS 6.0 (with a minimum of 5

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What you'll learn on the course

Statistics
Mathematics
Economics
Algebra
Finance
GCSE Mathematics

Course programme

Modules

Disclaimer: Module selection options may change.

Year 1 (Level 4)

FHEQ 4 Degree / HECert

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameMA-121Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Methods of Algebra and CalculusMA-131Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Geometry: Mathematics, Logic and CommunicationMA-162Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Computational Methods (with Matlab)MA-192Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Applied Statistics

Optional Modules

Core pathway

Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMA-101Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Introductory CalculusMA-102Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Introductory AnalysisMA-111Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Foundations of AlgebraMA-112Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Introductory Linear Algebra

OR

Welsh core pathway

Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMAW101Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Cyflwyniad i GalcwlwsMAW102Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Cyflwyniad i DdadansoddiMAW111Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Sylfeini AlgebraMAW112Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Cyflwyniad i Algebra Llinol

Year 2 (Level 5)

FHEQ 5 Degree / HEDip

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameMA-241Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Introduction to Ordinary Differential EquationsMA-252Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15ProbabilityMA-262Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Numerical Methods (with Matlab)MA-282Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Game Theory and Optimization

Optional Modules

Core pathways

Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMA-201Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Real Analysis and Metric SpacesMA-202Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Vector Calculus and Measure TheoryMA-211Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Vector SpacesMA-212Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Groups and Rings

OR

Welsh core pathway

Choose Exactly 60 credits from the following Modules:

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMAW201Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Dadansoddi Real a Gofodau MetrigMAW202Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Calcwlws Fector a Theori MesurMAW211Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Gofodau FectorMAW212Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Grwpiau a Chylchoedd

Year 3 (Level 5 YR OUT)

FHEQ 5 Sandwich YearCompulsory Modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameMA-E01Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)120Year Abroad

Year 4 (Level 6)

FHEQ 6 Degree / Honours

Students choose 120 credits from the following:

Compulsory Modules

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameMA-301Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Complex VariablesMA-312Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Higher AlgebraMA-341Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Stochastic ProcessesMA-350Semester 1 and Semester 2 (Sep-Jun Taught)30Dissertation in the Mathematics of FinanceMA-357Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Financial Mathematics

Optional Modules

Optionals

Choose Exactly 30 credits from the following Modules:

Module CodeSemesterCreditsModule NameGuidanceMA-302Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Numerics of ODEs and PDEsMA-314Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Differential EquationsMA-322Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15TopologyMA-336Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Quantum MechanicsMA-375Semester 1 (Sep-Jan Taught)15Dynamical SystemsMA-384Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Fourier AnalysisMA-393Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Lie TheoryMA-395Semester 2 (Jan - Jun Taught)15Teaching Mathematics via a School Placement